Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Bella Isabella

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Apr 8, 2016 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Bella Isabella' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2008 by Ted Petit. His hybridizing work is done at Le Petit Jardin in McIntosh, Florida. More can be found on his website:

Bella Isabella is a mid-season bloomer. It is pod fertile with 3 registered children:

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Bella Isabella') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Bella Isabella')
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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Apr 9, 2016 6:47 AM CST
Lost this one the first winter I had it and it was a 4 fan clump.
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Name: Sheila Caldon
Aiken, SC (Zone 7b)
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Apr 11, 2016 12:34 AM CST
I'm in South Carolina and it's done well for me. I love the pattern and the blooms are usually always nice. There was only one day the shape had changed a bit, but that seemed to be the only one. It may have been a change in overnight temperatures.

I really love seeing it and it's very photogenic! I'm not certain I tried setting seeds or using the pollen, I'd have to find my notebook as it's been temporarily misplaced!

It seems to be only an average increaser, so far. I've had it going on three years.

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Beauty pleases, not only the eyes, but the heart as well. ~~Sheila

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